Bill Dunkelberg

NFIB Index: Small business optimism up slightly, but not high

Small business optimism has improved, but still is not high. Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame with the NFB Small Business Index that shows an increased optimism, but still barely above recession levels.

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Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the dangers of thinking that lower economic optimism that remains in record territory is an indicator of an economic correction.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index that shows individual economic indicators have slipped – hiring, cap-ex, etc. – but remain in record territory.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index of small business optimism that shows small businesses are less enthusiastic than last month, but still at record levels.
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Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index that small businesses continue to hire, and invest in their businesses and give raises to employees.